Broadcaster, professor Lewis dies

Fred Lewis, longtime San Diego broadcaster and City College radio/television professor, died Sept. 6 at age 78, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported.

Known for his polished, affable style, Lewis in recent years produced a weekly cable TV show called “The Heart of San Diego”.

The half-hour show centered on interviews with local civic leaders, politicians, academics, business owners and athletes.

Lewis’ family requests donations to the Fred Lewis Scholarship at City College. Donations can be sent for the scholarship in care of the San Diego City College Foundation, 1313 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101.

– City Times